Oklahoma wins the 2024 Women's College World Series title (2024)

Last Updated 12:08 AM, June 07, 2024

Oklahoma wins the 2024 Women's College World Series

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3:10 am, June 7, 2024

๐Ÿ† Kelly Maxwell named 2024 MOP

Oklahoma's Kelly Maxwell has been named the 2024 WCWS Most Outstanding Player after closing out a national championship for the Sooners.

One final accolade in @kellymax28's collegiate career: MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYER ๐Ÿคฉ#WCWS x @OU_Softball pic.twitter.com/jm4Y4XH6CA

โ€” NCAA Softball (@NCAASoftball) June 7, 2024

The 2024 #WCWS All-Tournament Team ๐Ÿคฉ pic.twitter.com/5OBnyinRdo

โ€” NCAA Softball (@NCAASoftball) June 7, 2024

2:52 am, June 7, 2024

๐Ÿšจ Oklahoma makes history with fourth straight WCWS title

Oklahoma made history by becoming the first NCAA softball team to win four straight national titles after defeating Texas 8-4 in Game 2 of the WCWS championship series. The Soonersbeat Texas 8-3in Game 1.

The Sooners used 12 hits and five pitchers to secure the title. The Sooners' win marks head coach Patty Gasso's eighth national championship.

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2:41 am, June 7, 2024

๐Ÿ’ฅ Sooners make room

Ella Parker launches a two-run double for Oklahoma, creating a 8-4 gap with Texas. Here's a look โฌ‡๏ธ

The Sooners create some separation in the sixth! ๐Ÿ’ฅ#WCWS x ๐ŸŽฅ ESPN / @OU_Softballpic.twitter.com/JsarJZgM9l

โ€” NCAA Softball (@NCAASoftball) June 7, 2024

2:25 am, June 7, 2024

๐ŸฅŠ Texas cuts the deficit

Oklahoma wins the 2024 Women's College World Series title (3)

A Mia Scott single brought the Longhorns a little closer, but Scott got tagged out after turning the corner. The Longhorns trail the Sooners 5-4 heading into the bottom of the 6th.

1:44 am, June 7, 2024

๐Ÿคฏ Sooners snag the lead

Just when Texas took the lead in the top of the fourth, Oklahoma's Cydney Sanders found a gap toward right-center for a 3-run double.

Here's how Sanders gave the Sooners a 5-3 lead over Texas โคต๏ธ

Cyd Strikes ๐Ÿ’ฅ

๐Ÿ“บ ESPN#ChampionshipMindset | @SandersCydney pic.twitter.com/pWe45GOBOp

โ€” Oklahoma Softball (@OU_Softball) June 7, 2024

1:35 am, June 7, 2024

๐ŸฅŽ Longhorns back on top

Texas' Mia Scott got one past Oklahoma's Avery Hodge to drive in Kayden Henry, giving the Longhorns the lead back at 3-2 over the Sooners.

Horns on top courtesy of @miakscottt ๐Ÿค˜

M4 | Texas 3 OU 2#HookEm pic.twitter.com/7azp0hvWY4

โ€” Texas Softball (@TexasSoftball) June 7, 2024

1:03 am, June 7, 2024

๐Ÿคฏ Texas ties it up

Bases loaded, two outs and the Longhorns were able to tie things up after Alyssa Washington drove one up the middle to send Viviana Martinez home from third for an RBI single. The intensity continues as we continue through the top of the third with a 2-2 score.

โ€” Texas Softball (@TexasSoftball) June 7, 2024

12:43 am, June 7, 2024

๐Ÿ’ฃ Bombs away: Sooners take the lead

We have a battle, folks! Oklahoma freshman Kasidi Pickering responded to the Longhorns as she sent a bomb flying into the stands for a 2-run homer. The Sooners currently lead 2-1 over Texas in the bottom of the second.

FIVE home runs for @PickeringKasidi in her debut NCAA Tournament ๐Ÿ’ช

โ†“2 | OU 2, UT 1#ChampionshipMindset | @espn pic.twitter.com/JrWcRMIzTa

โ€” Oklahoma Softball (@OU_Softball) June 7, 2024

12:34 am, June 7, 2024

๐Ÿค˜ Longhorns score first

Here we go! Texas' Kayden Henry slings one to right center field for an RBI single to give Reese Atwood the chance to make it home from second. The Longhorns lead 1-0 over the Sooners at the top of the second.

Longhorns strike first ๐Ÿค˜#WCWS x ๐ŸŽฅ ESPN / @TexasSoftball pic.twitter.com/e83VURlPmH

โ€” NCAA Softball (@NCAASoftball) June 7, 2024

12:01 am, June 7, 2024

๐Ÿ™…โ€โ™€๏ธ Double the trouble | Top of the 1st

The Sooners closed out the top of the first with a clutch double play as Avery Hodge stepped on second to find Cydney Sanders at first. Get ready because we're heading to the bottom of the first with much more action to go.

How about a DOUBLE PLAY to end the inning ๐Ÿ˜ค#WCWS x ๐ŸŽฅ ESPN / @OU_Softball pic.twitter.com/gdmsA0cTSK

โ€” NCAA Softball (@NCAASoftball) June 7, 2024

10:45 pm, June 6, 2024

Coming ๐Ÿ†™ : Texas vs. Oklahoma | Game 2

The clock is winding down as Oklahoma and Texas prepare to face off for Game 2 of the 2024 Women's College World Series finals. In this best-of-3 matchup, Oklahoma holds the upper hand after taking down Texas, 8-3, in Game 1. Tonight, the Sooners look to make history and clinch their 4th consecutive national title. The Longhorns walk into tonight's showdown hoping to tie up the series and fight for a chance to win their first national title in program history.

Check out today's lineup below ahead of an action-packed night beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

๐Ÿ”ด Oklahoma Line Up:

Oklahoma wins the 2024 Women's College World Series title (4)

๐Ÿค˜ Texas Line Up:

Oklahoma wins the 2024 Women's College World Series title (5)

1:04 pm, June 6, 2024

WCWS Game 2๏ธโƒฃ

Oklahoma wins the 2024 Women's College World Series title (6)

Oklahoma now sits just one win away from becoming the first NCAA softball team to win four straight national titles after defeating Texas 8-3 in WCWS Game 1. Tonight, at 8 p.m. ET, the Sooners will look to cross that finish line and send their Big 12 rivals packing. Texas will look to even the score, in pursuit of its program's first-ever WCWS title.

Below is the remaining WCWS finals schedule:

June 6 | WCWS Final Game 2:Texas vs. Oklahoma, 8 p.m. | ESPN

June 7 | WCWS Final Game 3 (if necessary): Texas vs Oklahoma,8 p.m. | ESPN

That Game 1 W feeling ๐Ÿซถ#WCWS x @OU_Softball pic.twitter.com/GgmYLWiAW8

โ€” NCAA Softball (@NCAASoftball) June 6, 2024

2:50 am, June 6, 2024

Oklahoma takes Game 1๏ธโƒฃ

Oklahoma wins the 2024 Women's College World Series title (7)

The Sooners never trailed as they posted a dominant performance over their Big 12 rival, taking an 8-3 win over Texas in Game 1 of the WCWS finals. Starting pitcher Kelly Maxwell tossed a complete game with 8 Ks and a 1.91 ERA. Tiare Jennings led the OU bats with a home run in the second AB of the game, as well as 3 RBIs. Oklahoma is just one win away from making history as the only NCAA softball team to win four straight national titles.

STILL TO COME โคต๏ธ

June 6: WCWS Final Game 2:Texas vs. Oklahoma, 8 p.m. | ESPN

June 7: WCWS Final Game 3 (if necessary): Texas vs Oklahoma,8 p.m. | ESPN

2:38 am, June 6, 2024

๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ OU adds a cushion

A security run scored by Alyssa Brito brings the Sooners up 8-3. A double to the right-field corner sent Brito to 2b, and Kinzie Hansen's grounder advanced Brito to third. An error by Reese Atwood brought Brito across home plate.

2:20 am, June 6, 2024

๐Ÿ‘Š Texas resurges

The Longhorns find their stride in the sixth, plating two to cut their deficit to four runs. With one out and one up, Katie Stewart singled to bring in Viviana Martinez. Momentum stirring, Alyssa Washington reached to first, advanced to second on a wild pitch and was sent home by Joley Mitchell's RBI single at the next AB. Texas trails 7-3 going into the seventh.

showing some Texas fight ๐Ÿค˜

B6 | Texas 3 OU 7#HookEm | ๐Ÿ“บ ESPN pic.twitter.com/6o5SYUO62K

โ€” Texas Softball (@TexasSoftball) June 6, 2024
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